Traditional Irish Music
Kevin Burke , October 2020 ‘ Wild Atlantic Way Tour’
It is with great pleasure that we announce Kevin Burke will lead our October 4-10, 2020 tour. The internationally acclaimed virtuoso fiddle player will lead our ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ tour. Kevin, formerly of The Bothy Band and Patrick Street, has established himself as one of the finest exponents of the Irish fiddle in the world today.
Based in Oregon, USA, with a strong Irish family background in Sligo, Kevin is really excited to show off Sligo and the Wild Atlantic Way to his fans. In addition to the tourist hotspots, Kevin is also keen to visit the not so well known parts of Sligo. Join Kevin and a host of friends and experience traditional music at its best during an unforgettable trip along the Wild Atlantic Way. Meet some of the region’s best known trad musicians as they join Kevin for dedicated intimate and informal sessions each evening.
The ‘Wild Atlantic Way Tour’ is a 6 night musical cultural and sightseeing journey around Sligo, Clare, Galway and Mayo. The tour will kick off in Sligo, a town with a strong traditional music history. In addition to world famous locations such as Ben Bulben and Mullaghmore Head, Kevin will take us to all music hotspots. Day trips to Galway, ‘The City of the tribes’ and Westport will feature. Then we head to County Clare for 3 nights during which we visit The Cliffs of Moher, The Burren , Doolin and The Aran Islands.
Enjoy the spectacular scenery the West Coast Of Ireland has to offer. Experience a warm Irish welcome in luxury hotels in Sligo & Clare. Places are limited to 30-40 people.
Music on the Wild Atlantic Way
Ceol agus craic ar Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin
The Wild Atlantic Way is a tourism trail on the West Coast of Ireland. The stunning 2,500km of coastline offers breathtaking scenery, invigorating sea swells, gastronomic gems and a warm welcoming atmosphere. The WAW is a haven for traditional Irish musicians. In every town, village and remote townland dotted along the Western Coast, there is a wealth of traditional Irish music sessions to be enjoyed. These sessions are informal and often impromptu, making the Wild Atlantic Way a little piece of music heaven
Go n-éirí an bóthar leat
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